James Hill (Conservative politician)

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Sir Stanley James Allen Hill, also known as Sir James Hill (21 December 1924 – 16 February 1999) was a British Conservative Party politician.

Hill was educated at Regent's Park School, Southampton, North Wales Naval Training College, and Southampton University. He was twice Member of Parliament (MP) for the marginal Southampton Test seat, from 1970 to October 1974, and again from 1979 until 1997. At the end of both these terms he lost the seat to the Labour candidate, on the latter occasion to Alan Whitehead.

Hill also served as an Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 1973 to 1975.

He was knighted in 1996 while serving as MP under John Major.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Bob Mitchell
Member of Parliament for Southampton Test
1970October 1974
Succeeded by
Bryan Gould
Preceded by
Bryan Gould
Member of Parliament for Southampton Test
19791997
Succeeded by
Alan Whitehead